John Esten Cooke’s A LIFE OF GEN. ROBERT E. LEE
The Classic Biography Published Just Shortly After The General’s Death...
Even as the Civil War still raged, Confederate General Robert E. Lee was already revered for his leadership, courage and integrity. Cooke’s biography, the illustrated edition published in 1871 just shortly after Lee’s death is considered an “early classic on the Southern hero.” Features all the original vintage illustrations, detailed maps and a frontis portrait of General Lee.
- 6 3/4" x 9", 592pp
- Fully bound in genuine leather.
- 22kt gold deeply inlaid on the “hubbed” spine.
- Custom-crafted clothbound slipcase.
- Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
- Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books.
- Satin-ribbon page marker.
- Gilded page ends.
- Bound in the USA. Imported materials.
- Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards.
- Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.
- Standard shipping included at no additional charge.